To ensure that privacy is not an issue it is the lower level that contains the bedrooms and other living quarters and even here one sees the presence of cleverly placed floor-to-ceiling glass windows to offer a glimpse of the world outside.
The new homeowners of this post war two-story house wanted a contemporary interior that was breezy devoid of unnecessary partitions and featured a rear extension that offered additional living space. Scenario Architecture accomplished this by creating an open sitting area on the lower level with just a fireplace wall separating the reception area from the kitchen.
Damaged by fire this was revamped rejuvenated and given an entirely new ambiance by preserving some of the existing architectural features while effortlessly integrating them with contemporary ergonomics. The interior is infused with a sense of modern minimalism that seems inviting and full of originality.
It is vertical Kayu Batu siding and white plastered balconies that refresh the façade of the house and give it a smart yet distinct new look. On the inside a white backdrop coupled with lovely mahogany surfaces ensures that the interior is both minimal and inviting.
The idea of a two-story rear extension is one that is both popular and trendy when it comes to giving classic homes a quick and functional new makeover. Homeowners of this beautiful inter-war semi-detached house in wanted to go down a similar path until heritage considerations and building restrictions ruled out the possibility of one.
The open living area is filled with bespoke décor from Vladimir Kagan that seems playful while blending in with the overall theme of the penthouse. Colorful area rugs are another distinct feature that creates a common design thread between various rooms of the home even as the four original Andy Warhol skull prints set the tone for the dining area.
But for majority of us the vision of a dream home is a semi-urban residence with a small garden contemporary design and enough space for the entire family. by Metricon offers precisely that!